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Stadium - Notable Historical Events

Babe RuthSep 24, 1934

Joe LouisJun 25, 1935

Joe DiMaggioSep 10, 1950

Ezzard CharlesSep 27, 1950

Mickey MantleApr 17, 1953

Pat SummerallDec 14, 1958

Willie MaysSep 25, 1973

Billy JoelJun 22, 1990

Ray LewisJan 28, 2001

Mariah CareyOct 21, 2001

Tom BradyFeb 1, 2004

Peyton ManningFeb 4, 2007

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Stadium - Historical Events
Date Event
1894-05-16

Fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings

1902-12-09

AL announces purchase of grounds for a stadium in NY

1904-11-04

First stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium)

1909-04-12

Philadelphia's Shibe Park (later Connie Mack Stadium) opens

1911-01-02

Bkln Dodgers pres Charles Ebbets announces purchase of grounds to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 30,000

1912-04-20

Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5

1912-10-05

Yanks win final game at Hilltop stadium

1921-02-05

Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium

1922-05-03

Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium

1922-05-05

Construction begins on Yankee Stadium (Bronx)

1923-04-18

74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium

1923-04-28

Wembley Stadium opens-Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)

1923-10-10

NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium

1925-03-21

Edinburgh's Murreyfield Stadium officially opens

1925-05-02

Kezar Stadium opens in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

1926-02-10

Building of Olympic Stadium Amsterdam, begins

1926-04-18

Rhein Stadium opens in Dusseldorf Germany

1927-09-09

Tony Lazzeri Day at Yankee Stadium

1928-11-06

Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds

1929-05-19

Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium crushes 2 people to death

1929-12-16

Chic Blackhawks 1st game at Chicago Stadium, beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1

1930-06-24

Ground is broken for construction of Cleveland Stadium

1930-06-28

1st night game in Detroit at newly built Hamtramck Stadium as Negro League Detroit Stars take on KC Monarchs

1931-04-07

Seals Stadium opens in SF

1931-07-01

Cleveland Municipal Stadium is completed

1931-07-04

1st fireworks are held at Cleveland Stadium

1932-07-31

Cleveland Municipal Stadium opens-Phila A's beat Indians 1-0

1934-09-24

2,500 fans see Babe Ruth's farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium

1935-06-25

Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

1935-07-08

3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1936-10-04

Record 66,669 at Yankee Stadium for 4th game of World Series

1936-10-13

Explosion caused by leaking gas rips out section 12 of Cleve Stadium

1937-03-27

Feyenoord-stadium official opens in Rotterdam

1937-06-03

Josh Gibson HR's just 2 feet below rim of Yankee Stadium (580' drive)

1937-07-07

5th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 8-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash

1938-05-30

Yanks sweep Red Sox 10-0 & 5-4 in front of 83,533 at Yankee Stadium

1938-06-22

Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium

1939-06-27

1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0)

1939-07-11

7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees

1940-09-28

Bud Brennan, a fan at Memorial Stadium, races out of stands & attempts to tackle Tom Harmon at 3-yard line, Harmon easily evades Brennan

1941-04-26

A tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs)

1941-05-28

1st night game at Wash DC, Griffith stadium (Yanks 6, Senators 5)

1941-05-28

NY Yankees nip Wash Senators 6-5 in 1st night game at Griffith Stadium

1941-07-08

9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit

1941-10-01

Yankees beat Dodgers 3-2 at Yankee Stadium in opener of World Series

1944-07-03

Oriole Park (minor league baseball stadium) burns down in Baltimore

1945-09-07

Joe Kuhel hits inside-the-park HR, only HR hit by a Senator all season at Washington's Griffith Stadium

1946-05-28

1st night game at Yankee stadium (Senators 2, Yanks 1)

1947-04-27

Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through out US

1947-06-15

1st night game at Detroit Briggs Stadium (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)

1947-09-29

Record World Series crowd of 73,365 at Yankee Stadium ($325,828)

1948-06-13

Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium, he dies Aug 16th

1948-06-15

1st night game at Briggs Stadium: Detroit Tigers beat Phila A's

1950-04-20

Balt's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League

1950-06-23

Indians' Luke Easter hits longest ball in Cleveland Stadium history, 477 feet, into upper deck, Section 4

1950-08-15

Indians make their 1st triple play at Cleveland Stadium

1950-09-10

Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 HR in a game at Griffith Stadium

1950-09-27

Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY.

1951-07-10

18th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-3 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit

1951-08-22

Harlem Globetrotters play in Olympic Stadium, Berlin before 75,052

1953-02-13

A's change name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack Stadium

1953-04-17

Mickey Mantle hits a 565' (172 m) HR in Wash DC's Griffith Stadium

1954-07-13

21st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-9 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1954-09-12

Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)

1954-12-10

Philadelphia Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium

1954-12-11

Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium

1955-01-29

John Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962)

1956-01-27

NFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium

1956-03-03

Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium to entice Giants to stay in NY

1956-04-19

1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium

1956-05-30

Mickey Mantle misses by 18" hitting 1st HR out of Yankee Stadium

1956-05-31

Mickey Mantle HR just misses clearing Yankee Stadium's roof

1956-06-20

At Detroit's Briggs Stadium, Mickey Mantle hits 2 Billy Hoeft pitches into right center field bleachers (no else hits 1 there)

1956-07-10

23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash DC

1956-07-16

Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium sold for then record $5.5 million

1957-08-05

Bkln Sports Authority gets an engineering report on 50,000-seat stadium in downtown area for estimated $207 million

1957-09-24

Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona.

1957-09-27

Giants rent Seals Stadium until Candlestick is built

1957-10-24

Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City

1958-07-07

William Shea outlines plans for a $12M stadium at Flushing Meadows NY

1958-07-08

25th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Memorial Stadium, Balt

1958-09-02

Minn announces $9 million bond issue to improve Metropolitan Stadium

1958-12-14

Pat Summerall kicks game winning field goal for the New York Giants against the Cleveland Browns at Yankee Stadium

1959-03-03

SF Giant's rename their stadium Candlestick Park

1959-08-03

AL beats NL 5-3 in 27th All Star Game (Dodger Stadium)

1959-11-11

Seals Stadium in San Francisco, demolished

1959-11-17

William Shea shows proposed NYC stadium with transparent roof

1960-07-11

28th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, KC

1960-07-13

29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York

1960-08-15

CFL's Calgary Stampeders move into McMahon Stadium

1960-12-08

Expansion LA Angels sign a 4 year lease to use Dodger Stadium

1961-01-01

Briggs Stadium is renamed Tigers Stadium

1961-01-31

Houston voters approve bond to finance luxury domed stadium

1961-03-24

NY Senate approves $55M for a baseball stadium at Flushing Meadows

1961-04-03

Connie Mack Stadium in Phila is sold to J Schleifer Properties

1961-06-11

Norm Cash becomes 1st Det Tiger to hit a ball out of Tiger Stadium

1961-10-28

Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets

1962-03-06

St Louis vote to build a new downtown stadium for the Cardinals

1962-04-09

JFK throws out 1st ball at Washington's new DC Stadium

1962-04-10

1st baseball game at LA's Dodger Stadium, they lose 6-3 to Reds

1962-07-10

32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington

1962-12-22

Harris County voters approve all-weather stadium for Houston Colt .45s

1963-05-22

Mickey Mantle hits a ball off Yankee Stadium's facade

1963-07-09

34th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-3 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1964-04-17

1st game at Shea Stadium, NY Mets lose to Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3

1964-05-24

Longest HR (471') in Balt Memorial Stadium (Harmon Killebrew, Minn)

1964-05-24

Panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300

1964-05-25

Ground is broken for a new stadium in St Louis

1964-07-07

35th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-4 at Shea Stadium, New York

1964-08-31

Ground is broken for Anaheim Stadium, future home of Angels

1964-09-12

1st football game at Shea Stadium, Jets defeat Denver 30-6

1964-11-03

Phila voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium

1964-11-10

Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium

1965-05-29

Phillies Dick Allen hits 529' HR out of Connie Mack Stadium

1965-07-13

36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minn

1965-08-15

Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium

1965-09-18

Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

1966-04-09

Anaheim Stadium for California Angels opens

1966-04-12

Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium opens; Pirates beat Braves 3-2

1966-04-19

In 1st regular season game at Anaheim Stadium, Angels lose 3-1 to Chic

1966-05-08

Last game at old Busch stadium, St Louis Card lose 10-5 to SF

1966-05-12

St Louis' Busch Stadium opens, Braves lose to Cards 4-3 in 12 inns

1966-08-14

Cleveland Stadium's 1st rock concert is held, featuring Beatles

1966-09-22

Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game

1966-09-25

Smallest Yankee stadium crowd, 413 see White Sox win 4-1

1967-04-14

Yankee Stadium, Elston Howard singles on a 3-2 pitch

1967-05-16

Phila voters approve a $13 million bond issue to build a new stadium

1967-07-11

38th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 15 at Anaheim Stadium, CA

1967-10-02

Groundbreaking begins on Veteran Stadium in Philadelphia

1968-04-05

Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens

1968-04-17

A's 1st game in Oakland-Alameda Stadium, lose 4-1 to Balt Orioles

1968-06-23

74 are killed and 150 injured in a football stampede towards a closed exit in a Buenos Aires stadium.

1969-08-04

Willie Stargell is 1st to hit a HR outside of Dodger Stadium

1969-08-05

Pirate Willie Stargell is 1st to hit a ball out of Dodger Stadium

1970-06-30

Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium opens, Braves beat Reds 8-2

1970-07-14

41st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin

1970-07-16

Reds spoil Pirates debut in Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium, 3-2

1970-10-01

Last game at Philadelphia's Connie Mack Stadium, Phils-2 Expos-1

1971-01-04

Philadelphia's Veteran Stadium dedicated

1971-04-10

1st baseball game at Phila's Veterans Stadium, Phils beat Expos 4-1

1971-07-13

42nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-4 at Tiger Stadium, Detroit

1971-10-10

First game played at Philadelphia's Veteran Stadium, Phils win 4-1

1971-10-24

Texas Stadium opens-Cowboys beat Patriots 44-21

1972-01-12

Tigers sign a lease to build a $126M domed stadium (doesn't happen)

1972-08-08

NY Yanks sign 30-year lease to play in remodeled Yankee Stadium

1973-04-10

KC opens its new park, Royals Stadium, with 12-1 rout of Rangers

1973-05-04

Longest baseball game in Veterans' Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings

1973-07-24

44th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Royals Stadium, KC

1973-08-24

John Adams & his drum - become a right-field fixture in Cleve Stadium

1973-09-25

Mets beat Expos 2-1 on Willie Mays Night at Shea Stadium

1973-09-30

Yanks close 50th year at Yankee Stadium losing 8-5, Ralph Houk resigns as manager

1974-04-06

Yankees 1st home game at Shea Stadium, beat Indians 6-1

1974-05-06

Smallest attendance at Phila's Veterans Stadium (4,149)

1974-07-23

45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pitts

1975-06-10

Yanks sponsor Army Day at temporary home, Shea Stadium during 21-gun salute, part of fence is blown away, & another part is set afire

1975-07-15

46th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-3 at County Stadium, Milwaukee

1976-04-15

Yankee stadium reopens, Yanks beat Twins after trailing 4-0

1976-06-15

Rain out! Astrodome cancels game heavy rains make it difficult for visiting team & umpires to get through flooded streets to the stadium

1976-07-11

In pre-game promo at Atlanta County Stadium, 34 couples wed at home plate followed by Championship Wrestling "Headlocks & Wedlocks"

1976-07-13

47th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Veterans Stadium, Phila

1976-10-10

NJ Meadowlands' Giant's Stadium opens

1976-12-19

Piper Cherokee crashes into Balt Memorial Stadium upper stands, 10 minutes after Colts lose 40-14 to Steelers. No one seriously hurt

1977-04-15

1st baseball game at Montreal's Olympic Stadium

1977-07-19

48th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-5 at Yankee Stadium, NY

1977-08-27

Toby Harrah & Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off Yankee Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium, Rangers won 8-2

1977-08-28

NY Cosmos defeat Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Portland Ore, winning their 2nd North American Soccer League championship

1978-07-11

49th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at San Diego Stadium

1979-06-29

San Diego Chicken reborn at Jack Murphy Stadium

1979-09-16

Catfish Hunter Day at Yankee Stadium

1980-05-12

West Ham United wins the FA Cup, beating Arsenal 1-0 at Wembley Stadium. Midfield playmaker Trevor Brooking scores the winner with a rare header.

1980-06-20

Roberto Duran takes WBC welterweight title from Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal by unanimous decision

1980-07-08

51st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-2 at Dodger Stadium, LA

1980-09-20

Bronze plaque dedicated to memory of Thurman Munson at Yankee Stadium

1980-09-30

1,754 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1981-08-09

52nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve

1981-08-09

NL beats AL 5-4 in 52nd All Star Game (Cleveland Stadium)

1981-09-25

Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Phila)

1981-09-30

Last game at Minn's Metropolitan Stadium, lose to KC 5-2

1982-07-13

53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal

1982-09-21

2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1983-08-07

Bobby Murcer Day at Yankee Stadium

1983-09-20

3,112 turn out to see Pirates play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1983-12-10

Last NFL game at Shea Stadium; Steelers beat NY Jets 34-7

1984-08-05

Lou Pinella Day at Yankee Stadium

1984-09-26

5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1985-05-20

Indians-Brewers game at Cleve Stadium is 1st rain-out of 1985, ends record string of 458 ML games since Opening Day without a rain-out

1985-10-13

During NLCS, Cards rookie Vince Coleman is injured stretching before game as his left leg is caught in Busch Stadium's automated tarpaulin

1986-08-28

Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium

1986-09-14

Bo Jackson's 1st HR-a 475-foot blast (longest at Royal Stadium)

1986-10-25

Michael Sergio Parachutes into Shea Stadium during game 6 of WS

1986-12-19

Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game 6 of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hrs of community service & fined $500

1987-01-11

Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL NY Giant Stadium (beat Wash 17-0)

1987-06-16

Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, opens

1988-06-04

Longest game in Balt Memorial Stadium (5:46) 14 inn (beat NY 7-6)

1988-06-11

Freedomfest - Mandela addresses Wembley Stadium London

1988-06-30

Chicago agrees to build a new stadium so White Sox won't move to Fla

1988-07-02

Lester Dumakude, commander of an Umkhonto we Sizwe special operations unit, detonate a car bomb by remote control outside Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa

1988-07-12

59th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin

1989-04-15

96 crushed to death at Hillsborough Football Stadium, Sheffield England

1989-06-05

Toronto Blue Jays Skydome stadium opens, Milwaukee Brewers win 5-3

1989-06-07

Atlanta Fulton County Comm approves $210M stadium for the Falcons

1989-06-07

1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2

1989-06-21

Carlton Fisk becomes AL catcher HR hitter, 307th at Yankee stadium

1989-07-11

60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (KC Royals)

1990-02-06

Ground breaking begins on Baltimore Orioles' new $102 million stadium

1990-03-07

H Wayne Huizenga buys ½ of Joe Robbie Stadium and 15% of Dolphins for $30m

1990-06-21

At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"

1990-06-22

Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium

1990-07-12

Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)

1991-01-13

Soccer stadium riot in Orkney, South Africa, at least 40 die

1991-03-30

1st exhibition baseball games at Joe Robbie Stadium (Yanks-Orioles)

1991-04-08

Oakland A's stadium becomes 1st outdoor arena in USA to ban smoking

1991-05-13

Yankee Stadium fans sing "Like a Virgin" to Jose Canseco

1991-07-25

Seattle Jay Buhner hits a 479' HR in Yankee Stadium

1991-07-29

1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium (Mets beat Cubs 6-0)

1991-07-29

Yankee Stadium fans throw cups & blowup dolls at Jose Canseco

1991-09-11

NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium

1991-09-13

55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium

1991-09-17

4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1991-10-06

Orioles' last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)

1992-04-20

All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium

1992-06-04

San Jose voters reject Giants plan to build a new stadium

1992-07-14

63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD

1992-07-28

Ground breaking of Fla Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium

1992-08-11

Oakland A's rip Jose Canseco for leaving stadium before end of game

1992-08-29

Largest wrestling crowd outside US (75,000) at Wembley Stadium, London

1993-04-07

Dante Bichette hits the 1st Colo Rockie HR (Shea Stadium NY)

1993-07-02

Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder

1993-07-20

Fire in the press box at Altanta Fulton County Stadium

1993-09-04

Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium

1993-09-26

Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4

1993-10-03

Indians play their last game at Cleve Stadium, Chicago wins 4-0

1994-01-03

35-foot-tall Chief Wahoo, trademark of Indians on top of Stadium since 1962, is taken down, to be moved to Jacob's Field

1994-04-04

Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706

1994-04-22

7,000 Tutsi's slaughtered in stadium of Kibuye Rwanda

1994-05-14

FA cup final at Wembley Stadium London

1995-03-31

1st game at Coors Stadium Colo (replacement Rockies beat Yanks 4-1)

1995-05-28

White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium

1995-12-21

SF Giants announce plans to build a new stadium to open in 2000

1996-07-09

67th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Veterans Stadium, Phila

1996-10-11

Ford buys rights to named Detroit domed stadium for $40 million

1996-10-24

Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)

1997-04-19

SD Padres & St Louis Cards play at Aloha Stadium Hawaii

1997-08-16

The South African soccer team, Bafana Bafana wins against the national team of the Democratic Republic of the Congo at First National Bank stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa

1997-09-15

Edison Intl purchases Anaheim Stadium naming rights for $50M

1997-09-21

Mike Piazza is 2nd to hit a HR out of Dodger Stadium

2000-10-07

The last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium is a 1-0 defeat of England by Germany and the last goal was scored by Liverpool's Dietmar Hammann. The match was Tony Adams' 60th at Wembley setting the record for most appearances at the stadium.

2001-01-28

Super Bowl XXXV: Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants, 34-7 at the Raymond James Stadium MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore, LB

2001-05-09

In Ghana 129 football fans die in what became known as the Accra Sports Stadium Disaster. The deaths were caused by a stampede (caused by the firing of teargas by police personnel at the stadium)that followed a controversial decision by the referee handling a crucial match between arch-rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.

2001-10-21

"United We Stand" benefit concert for September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks victims, held at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC. Event organized and headlined by Michael Jackson, also featuring pop stars Aerosmith, Mariah Carey, The Backstreet Boys, and others.

2003-01-26

Super Bowl XXXVII: Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Oakland Raiders, 48-21 at the Qualcomm Stadium MVP: Dexter Jackson, Tampa Bay, S

2004-02-01

Super Bowl XXXVIII: New England Patriots beat Carolina Panthers, 32-29 at the Reliant Stadium MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

2005-06-14

Asafa Powell of Jamaica sets a new Men's 100 meters world record of 9.77 at the Athens Olympic Stadium

2006-02-04

A stampede occurs in the ULTRA Stadium near Manila killing 71.

2007-02-04

Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts beat Chicago Bears, 29-17 at the Dolphin Stadium MVP: Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, QB

2008-02-03

Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 17-14 at the University of Phoenix Stadium MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB

2008-07-16

79th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Yankee Stadium, New York

2008-09-21

The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.

2009-02-01

Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Arizona Cardinals, 27-23 at the Raymond James Stadium MVP: Santonio Holmes, Pittsburgh, WR

2009-03-03

The Sri Lankan cricket team is attacked by terrorists while on their way to the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for a Test match against Pakistan.

2009-07-14

80th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Busch Stadium, St Louis

2009-09-28

The military junta leading Guinea, headed by Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, sexually assaulted, killed and wounded protesters during a protest rally in a stadium called Stade du 28 Septembre.

2010-05-08

The last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process.

2010-07-13

81st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Angel Stadium, Anaheim

2011-02-06

Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25 at the Cowboys Stadium MVP: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay, QB

2011-07-07

Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapsed, one killed and 14 injured.

2012-02-05

Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB

2012-03-18

Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium

2012-07-10

83rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-0 at Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City

2015-12-30

Guns N' Roses to reunite for Coachella, possible stadium tour

2016-06-12

Russia fans charge at English inside Marseille stadium

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Stadium - Birthdays
Date Event
1850-02-22

Isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)

1887-12-07

Ian McLean, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1891-02-22

Jan Wils, Holland, architect/designer (Amsterdam's Olympic Stadium)

1892-04-02

Richard Norton, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1908-02-01

Leonard Reginald Gribble, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1908-10-05

Al Bain, Hollywood Stadium Mystery

1909-05-17

M. Clay Adams, The Beatles at Shea Stadium

1910-01-15

Alan Hyman, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1912-03-14

Cliff Bastin, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1912-08-16

Ted Drake, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1920-04-01

Liane Linden, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1920-11-19

Zdenek Díte, A Kiss from the Stadium

1925-08-29

Vladimir Jagaric, Operation Stadium

1927-9-29

Pete Elliott, Memorial Stadium: True Illini Spirit

1928-07-22

Slavko Goldstein, Operation Stadium

1932-08-11

Peter Eisenman, Peter Eisenman: University of Phoenix Stadium for the Arizona Cardinals

1933-01-17

J.C. Caroline, Memorial Stadium: True Illini Spirit

1942-12-12

Gérard Filipelli, Stadium Nuts

1945-05-11

Jean Sarrus, Stadium Nuts

1947-03-02

Jean-Guy Fechner, Stadium Nuts

1980-05-22

Andy Howard, London's Olympic Aquatic Stadium

1981-9-27

Bryant Karnes, Texas Stadium

1986-07-05

Tristan Riddell, Memorial Stadium: True Illini Spirit

Stadium - Deaths
Date Event
1954-07-12

Richard Norton, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1972-02-11

Jan Wils, architect (Olympian Stadium, Amsterdam), dies at 80

1985-05-29

39, die at Heysel Stadium in Liverpool in a riot prior to soccer match

1985-09-27

Leonard Reginald Gribble, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1991-10-30

William Shea, (Shea Stadium namesake), dies at 84

1991-12-04

Cliff Bastin, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1993-04-07

Al Bain, Hollywood Stadium Mystery

1995-05-30

Ted Drake, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

1999-02-23

Alan Hyman, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

2001-12-11

Zdenek Díte, A Kiss from the Stadium

2008-09-26

M. Clay Adams, The Beatles at Shea Stadium

2011-07-26

Vladimir Jagaric, Operation Stadium

2013-01-04

Pete Elliott, Memorial Stadium: True Illini Spirit

2014-11-30

Liane Linden, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery


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